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Shapiro's Delicatessen

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808 S Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1335
+1 317-631-4041
06:30 - 20:00
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Sun - Sat 06:30 - 20:00
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Irvine, California
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63 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

I rarely indulge in smoked meats so when I want a corn beef sandwich I want lean corn beef. The corn beef I ate was fatty and the potato salad was stale. I can see where this may have been a great deli at one time but not true any longer.

Thank FamilyLester
Concord, California
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126 reviews
89 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have a Shapiro's Delicatessen customer for many years along with my family. This is the go to place for many before sporting events. For me its the Colt's games, passing through Indy, and this last time I also had a corn beef sandwich at the Indianapolis Airport, it didn't meet the quality or service of the Meridian Street deli.... More 

Thank Alan S
Silver Spring, MD
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38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great corned beef and cabbage roll. Both were huge and chocolate cake was perfect, moist, rich, but not tons of icing. Only shortfalls were the price ($35) and if it matters, the signs said "kosher style" so probably not kosher. I've had less expensive corned beef and corned beef as good, but not better.

Thank Timothy W
Goshen, Indiana
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48 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent and unique dining experience. Kids love the piled high meat in the sandwiches. Pricey sandwiches but worth it.

Thank SmallTown411
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommend everything was great from the sandwich salads and desserts awesome we will come back

Thank Lyle V
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of those 'once a year' stops for us, to spoil ourselves with amazing food. Everything on the menu is amazing. I'm 31 years old, and I've been going since I was a baby. Hands down the best deli in the state. If you're in Indy, this is a must have

Thank Matt S
Northbrook, Illinois
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great deli! Loved the turkey and vegetable soup. Sandwich definitely large enough to share. Dine in or carry out.

Thank Sharonkrivitz
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132 reviews
95 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Read great reviews. Decided to try the Rueben and Pastrami. Bread very fresh. Delicious. Large sandwich with lots of meat. The mac & cheese like homemade. The potato salad a little mustardy. Key lime pie ok- not as good as in the South - Apple pie- crust amazing. Apple filing not sweet enough! Love the 1950's decor. Loved the cafeteria-... More 

Thank kp7236
North Vernon, Indiana
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39 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we went here before the Colt's game. It was very crowded. But they were very good on processing orders, and getting everyone thru. The food was very good also.

Thank campfield
Miamisburg, Ohio
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165 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You order your food cafeteria style, grabbing a tray and then working your way down the line. This was the best Reuben I've ever had. The corned beef was perfect and so was the distribution of ingredients. Plenty of sourkraut and thousand island dressing. The rye bread was delicious and had a perfectly thin but crunchy crust. We shared many... More 

Thank paolat257

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
American, Delicatessen, Kosher
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
06:30 - 20:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 808 S Meridian St, Indianapolis, IN 46225-1335
  • Location: United States  >  Indiana (IN)  >  Indianapolis
  • Phone Number: +1 317-631-4041

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?